Daniel Taub is an international lawyer, a writer, and former Israeli diplomat. He has served many diplomatic, legal and political posts for the Israel government. Currently, he works at the Yad Hanadiv Foundation, Jerusalem as the Director of strategy and planning.
In 2012, Daniel Taub met the Queen for the first time when he was appointed the Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom. During the meeting, Daniel presented his credentials to the Queen.
He was wearing the symbolic Kippah to depict his Orthodox Jewish beliefs. Though born and brought up in Britain, Daniel Taub Jewish allegiance was never in doubt.
In 2015, during his farewell bid, Daniel Taub was interviewed by The Jewish Chronicle editor. According to him, he was privileged to raise his children in the homeland, Israel after 2,000 years of exile.
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He was pleased with himself and his achievements in the four years as an ambassador. Everyone appreciated how he brought the two countries together and presented the Israel cases to the UK government during the Middle East crises. Also, he has addressed the plights of Israel women, businesses, academics in the media through programs like the Newsnight and Today. Read more: Daniel Taub | Wikipedia and Daniel Taub | About
According to Daniel Taub, the Britain media reflects the worldview. Therefore, it was important to reach it during the Middle East change and crises. His opinions and views as the Israel representative in Britain and those of his counterparts in the UK did coincide.
The cooperation between the two countries was imminent. They collaborated in the Middle East crisis from the Gaza to Iran issues as well as ISIS crises
As Daniel Taub bid farewell from the ambassadorial post, he did praise the assistance accorded to him by the British government. He looked forward to more cooperation especially the Labour Parties in both countries.
Also, he appreciated the support and generosity of Jewish community in Britain.
Daniel Taub was born in 1962 in Great Britain. For his tertiary education, Taub attended the Oxford University College, the London University College and the Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
In 1989, he shifted to Israel and served in the Israel Defence Forces (IDF). At IDF international law division, Taub served as reserve officer as well as the combat medic.
Also, he worked with former Israel President, Chaim Herzog as his speechwriter. After that, he joined the Israel Foreign Ministry in 1991 where he held many legal, diplomat as well as political post.
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