For many of us in communications we know Israel plays a vital role in our sector. Much of VoIP innovation and technology comes from this small country. What you may not realize is how many other high tech industries and companies are thriving in this small country. Here is a great article detailing Israel’s need to be a leader in technology. Also examined are the country’s failures such as the Lavi jet fighter that proved to be too costly for Israel. It turns out however this turn of events was positive for Israel as the hundreds of engineers who worked on this project were the key to the many other tech companies that have thrived in Israel ever since.