Daniel Taub was Israel’s ambassador to the United Kingdom. He was born in 1962 and raised in the United Kingdom. Daniel moved to Israel in 1989, and shortly thereafter he became a speechwriter for the president of Israel.
Daniel Taub gave up his British citizenship in order to become a full citizen of Israel. He is an Orthadox Jew. Daniel considers Israel to be his homeland. As ambassador his main goal was to bring the United Kingdom and Israel closer together.He considered the United Kingdom to be important to Isreal.
Mr. Taub has held several positions in the Israeli Foreign Ministrysince he joined in 1991. Daniel is a leading expert when it comes to international law. He is also knowledgeable about anti-terrorism and laws of war. He has served extensively as a negotiator for Israel.
Daniel Taub became ambassador in 2011. He worked mainly on trade issues and technology links between Israel and the United Kingdom. he was interviewed a lot as ambassador. He appeared on news shows from all around the world. He was a very public advocate for both Israel and the United Kingdom.
In 2014 Daniel Taub visited the British city, Bradford. The visit was significant, because a member of British parliament had declared the city an Israel free zone. Daniel had been invited by citizens of the city and didn’t let the anti-Israel comments stop him. He conducted meetings with leaders of the city during his visit.
During his time as ambassador, trade between Israel and the United Kindom doubled. Over 300 Israeli companies started operating in the United Kingdom. Daniel Taub encouraged unity between the countries, and this was reflected in the economy of both countries. The United Kingdom and Israel both agree that Mr. Taub accomplished his goal. He was able to bring both countries together like never before.
When Daniel’s appointment as ambassador was over he quietly returned to Israel. He was named Director of Strategy and Planning of the Yad Hanadiv foundation. He continues to write about Israel and the Middle East. He has wrote a book about his insights on religious texts. Learn more: http://israblog.nana10.co.il/blogread.asp?blog=864881