Accomplished diplomat Daniel Taub was born in Britain in 1962, but would have to eventually give up his British citizenship in order to become the Israeli ambassador. However, this compromise was of no concern to Taub, as he remains dedicated to his Jewish heritage and culture.
He understands the great opportunities given to him in Britain, while also having a great desire to expose his children to their homeland. Daniel Taub uses this admiration for both countries to bring the regions together.
In order to truly represent the needs of the community, Daniel Taub and his wife Zehava strive to be a part of the community as much as possible. Read more: Daniel Taub – Crunchbase
As a prominent figure, Taub receives invitations from the Jewish community around him that request his presence at different events. While he cannot respond to every request, the busy diplomat does his best to visit others and hear their perspectives on different issues.
In his tour of embassies around London, Taub surveyed others ambassadors as he would regularly do with any group of people.
He and his peers are asked often about how they are able to balance their governments’ policies that they represent with their own views. Daniel Taub says that the answers of ambassadors vary, but it all typically revolves around creating a common ground of understand between parties.
Daniel Taub studied at Oxford University in London. He moved to Israel during the year 1989 and served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a medic.
Taub also spent time in the international law division of the Israeli Defense Forces as a reserve officer, but soon focused his efforts on foreign relations. He worked for a time as President Chaim Herzog’s speechwriter and, in 1991, became part of the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Read more: In conversation with Mayor of London Boris Johnson
More recently, Taub has used his writing skills in different venues. His articles have been included in publications such as The Guardian, Huffington Post, and The Daily Telegraph.
The bulk of Daniel Taub’s published works focuses on the Middle East and Israel. He has ventured into other forms of media, including creating ideas and scripts for television.