Israeli Ambassador Daniel Taub

Daniel Taub is currently employed as the director of strategy and planning in Jerusalem at the Yad Hanadiv Foundation. This foundation was established in 1958 and seeks innovative ways to to address the needs of the Israeli society.

The foundation puts a focus on forming grants for education, academic excellence, Arab community and environment. The Yad Hanadiv Foundation funds the Ramat Hanadiv nature park and garden’s upkeep and is helping design and fund the National Library for the state of Israel. Daniel Taub has held the role of director of strategy and planning for this foundation since 2016. Read more: Daniel Taub | Wikipedia

Prior to joining the foundation, Daniel held the position of Israel’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2011 to 2015. Before giving up his British citizenship to take on the role of Ambassador to the Court of St James’s Daniel held many legal, diplomatic and political careers with the Israeli Foreign Ministry.

Daniel Taub was born in 1962 in the United Kingdom. He earned his college education from the University College in Oxford and University College in London. Daniel also attended Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

After college Daniel spent twenty five years as a international lawyer and diplomat for Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He would represent Israel at international conferences and throughout negotiations.

According to Bloomberg and Behance, in 1989 Daniel Taub moved from the United Kingdom to Israel to be a combat medic for the Israeli Defense Forces. He later became a reserve officer for the IDF’s law division. Mr. Taub also held the job of speechwriter for President Chaim Hezog.

In 1991 Mr. Taub moved up to join the Foreign Ministry. Throughout his sometimes hectic professional life, Daniel Taub married and fathered six children. When he had a meeting with the Queen of England and she asked him how he felt about representing the country that he immigrated to only three decades ago he replied that he felt privileged.

Daniel Taub was happy to have the opportunity along with his wife Zehava to raise his six children in his homeland. He admitted he was happy about the hope he had to bring the two countries, the United Kingdom and Israel, together.

During his four year employment as the Israeli ambassador trade between the UK and Israel doubled.

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