When duty calls you have to answer, and when your time ends you have to hang your boots and call it a day. As for Daniel Taub, the Israel envoy to the United Kingdom, it has come to that time when he has to say goodbye to the country and go back to Israel. Learn more about Daniel Taub: https://soundcloud.com/danieltaub and http://www.parashadiplomatit.com/
Having served his country well as the Ambassador of Israel to the Court St. James, it is time to leave the position to another.
Recalling his first time when he met the Queen as the Ambassador, his appearance was a testimony as to someone who was ready to serve the interests of his country in the U.K to ensure that the two countries develop a mutually beneficial relationship.
Wearing a morning tail coat with striped trousers and shiny black shoes, he was a reflection of a stout diplomat ready for the task ahead.
Having been born in Britain in 1962, before immigrating to Israel, this was an opportunity to serve his country in his birth country. A strong Orthodox Jew, Mr. Taub will return to his country with his Orthodox beliefs unchanged despite sharing different platforms with people of different religions.
While meeting the Queen, she asked him on how he feels representing a country in which he emigrated to in less than 30 years earlier. In his opinion, he says that he feels privileged to raise his children in his historic homeland, of Israel after 2000 years of exile.
Four years later, he has proven his work and many people feel sorry that he is leaving. He says that he believes a lot has happened during his tenure.
Despite the many crises, which have been there during his tenure, Daniel Taub has ensured to put Israel’s case to the UK government. He has also held quite a number of sessions with business people and academics.
Most of these efforts have borne fruits by the fact that there is numerous joint academic and research co-operation between the two states. There has also been strategic corporation between the countries as well as the relations between Israel, and the United Kingdom has improved than ever before. Read more: Daniel Taub | About
Daniel Taub has always ensured that he puts his personal views aside in favor of representing the interests of his country. When asked on how he manages to put a balance between his personal opinions and that of Israel, he says that he understands that his main job is to make people understand the position of the Israel leadership.
He has been very influential in facilitating strategic relationships with some Muslim countries such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Gulf States and Jordan. Despite having reservations with Obama initiatives, praised the strong relations between America and Israel. He says that the depth of relations between Israel and United States were incomparable with anything else.