Daniel Taub was more than an Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom. He has proven to be a good listener, he respects other people’s opinions and can become their ally and friend. This accomplished, humble Orthodox Jew asked the Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps if he could “Recite the Blessing” about meeting with royalty. He proudly wore his Yarmulke when he met Queen Elizabeth for the first time in 2011.
Daniel Taub made great strides between 2011 and 2015 while he held the position of Israel Ambassador. His goals surpassed his expectations and he set the tone for making new contacts and developing relationships. The result was the Israel Information Centers that were added in Manchester and the new ones in Wales and Scotland. He kept the lines of communication open through meaningful conversations.
Daniel Taub is thrilled how the bonds between Israel and the United Kingdom have grown strong. He has studied how the British and the Isreali’s handle disagreements in their own particular styles. Observation can always help a person to learn something new about the people they deal with on a daily basis. He is sharing his diplomatic skills as the Director of Strategy and Planning for the Yad Hanadiv Foundation in Israel.
Daniel Taub moved to London in 1989 and joined the Israel Defense Forces working as a Combat Medic and Reservist in the International Law division. He began his diplomatic career as an International Lawyer and attended many peace negotiations and the United Nations. He held various diplomatic and legal posts while he worked for the Israeli Foreign Ministry in 1991.
He enjoys reading books that have some type of connection to the work he’s doing. Yehuda Avner was a former Ambassador in the United Kingdom and had written a book that Daniel enjoyed. The book was about how the Israeli Ambassador that was sent to Nazi Germany to help as many Jews as possible to escape and come to the State of Israel. Reading books written by Stefan Zweig has his attention at the moment.
Daniel Taub attended the University College in Oxford, University College in London and then went to the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
He is a fan of Cadbury Chocolate, musicals and loves to spend time with his family.
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