Daniel Taub

The Israeli Embassy in the United Kingdom announced that Daniel Taub, Israeli’s ambassador will resign. Daniel Taub served as an Israeli ambassador for four whole years. During his term as ambassador, the trade between the UK and Israel had doubled along with the cultural links, business and academics among the citizens.

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The British Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills declared to an audience that the trade’s total between the two countries has reached a “golden era.” There were over 300 Israeli businesses and organizations that set up operations in the UK, this led to an annual bilateral trade of over $5.5 billion.

Daniel Taub became an Israeli ambassador in 2011. During a trip to Northern Ireland as a peace negotiator, Taub along with his Palestinian counterpart would see if they could learn lessons from their experience. They wanted to learn what could be done to enable the culture of peace to take root. In 2014, Daniel Taub hastily took a visit to Bradford after the controversial outcry of George Galloway, the city’s representative to parliament, stated that his city will be an “Israeli-free zone.”

Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Daniel Taub was awarded the title of ambassador to the Court of St. James’s after presenting his credentials to the queen in 2011. He was honored with a Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Honouree for advocating young entrepreneurs and start-ups. Taub attended secondary school at the Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School located in Elstree, Hertfordshire.

Daniel would later attend the University College at Oxford, London University and Harvard University. In 1989, he moved to Israel and served as a combat medic in the Israeli Defense Forces. He also served as a reserve officer in the defense force’s international law division. As an advocate for Israeli-Palestinian peace, Taub help to negotiate many of the agreements made between the two opposing sides during his years as an ambassador. Read more: Daniel Taub | Wikipedia and Daniel Taub | About

In 2013, he became Iraeli’s very first Ambassador to the International Maritime Organization that is based in London. Daniel Taub has six children between the ages of eight and twenty-two that he shares with his wife, Zehava Taub. He wrote and published the book Parasha Diplomatit, a book filled with diplomatic insights on many biblical scriptures.

Daniel frequently writes articles about Israel and the Middle East, some of his work were featured in The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and the Huffington Post.

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