Daniel Taub is a former Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom. He is one of the ambassadors who has left a great legacy in the history of Israeli diplomats in the United Kingdom.
He was appointed to the office of the ambassador in 2011 and continued to serve up to 2015 when he resigned. Daniel Taub is remembered by the Jewish community living in the United Kingdom as one diplomat who was dedicated to delivering for his country Israel.
This is the reason why his system was marked by great success in terms of strengthening the relations between the two countries. Daniel Taub who was born in the United Kingdom but abandoned the citizenship of the country after being appointed an ambassador was the second UK-born Israeli ambassador who was representing Israel in London.
Daniel Taub’s term was marked by great success in the history of relations between the two countries. As the ambassador, he ensured that all areas of interests between the two countries were exploited successfully. In just four years, he was able to achieve what others had not achieved after longer terms in the office. Learn more about Daniel Taub: http://il.linkedin.com/in/daniel-taub and http://frenchtribune.com/avis/25611-ambassador-daniel-taub-unravels-balfour-declaration
As a staunch orthodox Jew, he believed that he had a responsibility of ensuring that the rights of all were guaranteed. His beliefs always came first and there was no way he was to be compromised while implementing his duty of serving the people.
Daniel Taub’s term in office was marked by a show of principle of courage. When the MP for Bradford declared the area to be an Israelis-free zone, it meant that no persons or goods from Israel would be allowed into the area.
However, Daniel Taub defied this ban and personally visited the areas to show the world that there was no limit to the freedom of the Israelis living in the United Kingdom. In what he termed as an invitation by the people, Taub visited the area under tight security.
In another show of fairness in implementing his duties, when the British largest universities students’ body voted to boycott Israel, he responded by urging administrators of these universities not to take any action against the students. He believed it was their right to express their opinions without being intimidated by the administration.
Daniel Taub legacy in tightening the relations between Israel and the United Kingdom will live on for many years. He opened the doors for the Jews to trade and do business with the British.