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Emulating Daniel Taub’s Desire to Establish Good Relations When He was a Diplomat

Daniel Taub, a vibrant and hardworking Israeli diplomat. He was appointed as the ambassador to the United Kingdom in 2011. 4 years later, after his tenure as ambassador was over, many people actually felt that he had done more than just a commendable job. Learn more about Daniel Taub: https://www.jnf.co.uk/2015/07/jnf-uk-bids-farewell-ambassador-daniel-taub/ and https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/may/08/boycott-israelis-tuc-bigotry

Being able to create good relations between the two countries, boost multilateral trade and putting in place joint academic programmes are just a few of the many things he did. At his farewell party, many acknowledged his work and said that he was probably the most successful envoy from Israel.

A man who always put the interests of both of the countries he represented at heart, is positive that the relations he put in place will be maintained and will last long.

Born in 1962 in the United Kingdom, Daniel Taub is a former diplomat who served as an ambassador from Israel to the United Kingdom from June 2011 to September 2015. An Israeli citizen, Daniel Taub is also a writer and an international lawyer by profession. Currently, he works at the Yad Hanadiv Foundation located in Jerusalem. He serves as the director of a strategy and planning there.

Having being born and raised in the United Kingdom, Daniel Taub attended a school in Elstree, Hertfordshire known as Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School. After graduation, Daniel Taub studied in a number of universities namely, University College, Oxford, Harvard University and University College, London. Read more: Daniel Taub | Crunchbase and Daniel Taub | LinkedIn

After completing his studies, in 1989, Daniel Taub moved to Israel. He then joined the Israeli Defence Forces as a combat medic and also as a reserve officer. Later on, Daniel Taub became the speechwriter for the President of Israel, Chaim Herzog. It was in 1991 that he joined the Foreign Ministry.

In the foreign ministry, Daniel Taub held numerous positions from legal ones to political and diplomatic positions. At one time, he served as the Principal Deputy Legal Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Israel. In that position, he basically, advised on Israeli’s mission to Geneva and New York. He also represented Israel in numerous multilateral fora.

Daniel Taub was an exemplary serviceman and as a result in 2011, he was appointed as an Israel Ambassador to the United Kingdom and he did not fail. He put a strong emphasis on technology and trade kinks.

As a result, within 2 years while in office, the bilateral trade between the United Kingdom and Israeli increased to $8 billion. Other than service to his country, Daniel Taub is an eloquent public speaker and a lecturer. He has even been interviewed by many international media houses like CNN and SkyNews.