Contributions of Daniel Taub to Israel

Daniel Taub was born in 1962 in Great Britain. He schooled at a university college in Oxford, Harvard University, and Kennedy School of Government. Daniel Taub moved to Israel in the year 1989 and served in Israel defense forces. He served there as a combat medic and a reserve officer in the International Law Division. Later, in Israel, Daniel Taub served in Israel Foreign Ministry in the year 1991. Since then, he has held numerous diplomatic and legal posts. Between the year 2011 and 2015, Daniel Taub served as Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom. Currently, he is the director of strategy and planning at Yad Hanadiv, a foundation in Jerusalem.


Daniel Taub is one of the country‚Äôs leading diplomat. He has been at the center of many legal, diplomatic, and political posts in Israel’s foreign ministry. In fact, he is considered to be the most successful and popular Israel envoy after Shlomo Argov. While he worked as a diplomat, he was keen to ensure that many crises are solved. He aired his views on media platforms through programs such as Newsnight and held sessions with businessmen and women. Taub was at the forefront of seeing to it that that the relationship between Israel and the United Kingdom is secure. With excellent work he had done, he made Israel citizens understand where Israel as a country stands and where their leadership is. He represented Israel in various multilateral fora. He was at the forefront of bringing peace in his country, and he served Israel in peace negotiation processes such as Israel Palestinian and Israel Syrian peace processes.


Under his tenure, trade between Israel and the United Kingdom increased with over three hundred Israel businesses being set up to operate in the United Kingdom. Currently, the value of bilateral trade stands at $7 billion. Also, there was increased academic, business, and cultural collaboration between the two countries. Taub has traveled to many places worldwide including visiting the queen in the year 2011 where he offered her majesty from the government in Jerusalem to indicate that he is the incoming appointed ambassador of the state of Israel to the courts of St James. He also visited Bradford city to convene with faith leaders, councilors, and many other groups.


Taub is a renowned public speaker and a writer. He has appeared on many international televisions and radios such as CNN, BBC Radio, Newsnight, and Skynews. He mostly writes on Israel and the Middle East. He was the first ambassador to the international maritime organization that operates from London.