Daniel Taub, former Diplomat played an essential role in Palestinian-Israeli peace process

Daniel Taub was born in 1962 in Great Britain. He went to a University College in Oxford and late in London. Taub then joined Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University where he obtained Masters in Public Policy. Mr. Daniel Taub moved to Israel in 1989 where he began his job as a medic officer of the Israeli Defense Forces.

Subsequently, he worked in the IDF as a reserve officer, international law division. Upon arrival to Israel, he worked as a speechwriter for the president and later on joined the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

Daniel Taub was appointed to be the Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom in 2011. During this period, Mr. Taub placed a lot of emphasis on trade, interfaith and cross-cultural activity and technology links. During the four years tenure in U.K, Mr. Taub managed to increase the trade between the two countries by double. Read more: Daniel Taub | Crunchbase and Daniel Taub | Wikipedia

Sajid Javid, British Secretary, termed his tenure as a ‘golden era’ during the British-Israeli Business Awards ceremony. The annual bilateral trade between the U.K and Israel according to Israeli-Britain Chamber of Commerce was over $8 billion.

Following the controversial remarks made by George Galloway, Bradford West MP, that the city of Bradford is Israel free zone, Daniel Taub paid a visit. According to the Argus and Telegraph, Mr. Taub was to go there after being invited by people of his community, and he was to use that opportunity to hold meetings with religious leaders, councilors, and other groups.

Mr. Taub reiterated the need of people to work and live together amid there different religions and backgrounds.

As a diplomat, Mr. Taub played an essential role in Palestinian-Israeli peace process. He also participated in the Syrian-Israeli negotiations. He led the observer delegation to the International Court of Justice when there were hearings on Israel’s security barrier.

During the Gaza flotilla incident, Mr. Taub represented Israel before the United Nations investigative committee and negotiated for the entrance of Megan David Adom into the International Red Cross Movement after being excluded for 70 years.

Daniel Taub currently is an Israeli diplomat and also international lawyer. He has written more articles about Israel and the Middle East. Most of his writings appear in the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, Huffington Post and The Times.

He also has a book, Parasha Diplomatit, which draws insight on diplomatic view on Biblical texts. Mr. Taub was also a creator and scriptwriter of popular Israeli drama series Hechatzer.