Ambassador Daniel Taub was born in 1962 in Great Britain. He was Israel’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom from the year 2011 to 2015 when he resigned. He attended the University College in Oxford, University College in London as well as Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government before he moved to Israel in 1989. Learn more about Daniel Taub: http://www.daniel-taub.co.il/ and http://israblog.nana10.co.il/blogread.asp?blog=864881
Since he moved to Israel, he has served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) as a combat medic. Additionally, he worked as a reserve officer in their international law division.
In 1991 he started off as the Israeli Foreign Ministry and was in charge of various diplomatic and legal posts. After his resignation in 2015, Mr. Taub has been the director of Strategy and Planning that is involved in Yad Hanadiv Foundation.
When Daniel Taub first met the Queen and presented his credentials to her, he was in statement attire that was evident that his beliefs as an Orthodox Jew were not going to change for any reason whatsoever.
He wore a tail coat, mirrored shining black shoes, striped trousers and his kippah on his neatly trimmed gray hair.
As she met and discussed his credentials from the Government in Israel, the Queen understood that the ambassador had to give up his British citizenship to move back to Israel.
The Queen was curious on how it would be for him to return to the country in which he had immigrated from in not more than 30years ago. Daniel responded that he was relieved to have the privilege to raise his kids in their original homeland after being in exile for 2,000years.
He was also grateful to Great Britain for the opportunities his family had gotten during their stay and the chance he got at uniting the two countries.
Many believe that the two countries are much closer and that he was particularly successful at what he did, making him one of the most successful Israeli, since Shlomo Argov. Daniel Taub has been a part of the crises that have occurred and involving the British government.
In the long run, both nations benefitted from the academics as well as the joint-research co-operation. Additionally, the relations between the two got better and stronger.
According to Israel, Britain has played a major role in Europe in terms of media and finance since it is the financial global center. Additionally, Britain participated in the changes in the Middle East through the presence of Ambassador Taub during the dialogue.