Daniel Taub is no longer the Ambassador of the State of Israel and many people are sad to see him go. During his four year tenure as ambassador he became beloved by the Israeli people and played a huge role in the relationship the United Kingdom and Israel now have. Learn more about Daniel Taub: https://www.thejc.com/lifestyle/features/farewell-mr-ambassador-interview-with-daniel-taub-1.67939 and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Taub
Many people think relations are the best they have ever been. Over the years there has been mounting tension between the two sides and taub has done his job as ambassador by quelling the situation.
Daniels ability to relate to people on a personal level was his greatest strength. He doesn’t present himself as better than the average citizen. He is not particularly fond of formalism and instructs individuals to address him by his first name.
Although humble he is filled with a sense of accomplishment. He leaves his position as ambassador knowing he did everything in his power to fulfill the role of his position. Furthermore, he gave more than a few life lessons on his way out.
He encourages everyone looking for direction in their life to read books. In his experience reading has really helped him feel connected to what he is doing. another one of his words of wisdom deals with the subject of regret. Over indulge and stomp regrets, he says.
Daniel Taub’s journey to becoming Ambassador of the State of Israel was definitely unconventional. Born and raised in the United Kingdom he didn’t relocate to Israel until he was in his twenties. Despite this he quickly rose through the ranks. In a relatively short amount of time he went from combat medic to Ambassador to the Court of St James’s.
Because he was only the second British-born Israeli Ambassador many Israeli were reluctant to accept him as their ambassador. He has held many diplomatic positions over the years. With expertise in law, particularly international law, he is heavily involved in counter-terrorism efforts.
Prior to becoming ambassador Taub served as negotiator in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Part of the reason he took the role as ambassador was because he though he could be of more use in that position to the betterment of Israel.