Following a controversial declaration by George Galloway, Bradford West MP, that his constituency was an Israeli free zone, Daniel Taub visited the city of Bradford. Daniel Taub was then-Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom. Learn more about Daniel Taub: http://www.daniel-taub.com/ and http://www.behance.net/danieltaub
Mr. Taub was invited to the city by communities within it. He would use the visit to hold meetings with religious leaders and councilors in the city. His invitation came as a result of George Galloway’s comments that Bradford city should become an Israeli free zone. Daniel Taub had an impression that the city of Bradford had different attitudes to those promoted by Bradford West MP.
Even from his short visit, Daniel Taub realized that the people of Bradford embraced inclusion, but not an exclusion as promoted by Galloway. Daniel felt impressed to see how people of all faiths and backgrounds could work and live together. George Galloway’s comments had caused outcry on social media. As a result, police have launched an investigation against his controversial comments. Learn more about Daniel Taub: http://www.daniel-taub.com/
Daniel Taub insisted that the difference between the people of Bradford was between the past and the future, but not between Sunni and Shia.
He encouraged religious leaders and councilors to work together to try to bring the region together and make it better for the future generations.
About Daniel Taub
Daniel Taub has built himself an impressive profile as an Israeli diplomat, speechwriter, and an expert in international law. Born in London, Daniel Taub served as the ambassador of Israeli to Britain from 2011 to 2015.
He currently serves as Yad Hanadiv’s strategy and planning director. Since joining the Israeli Foreign Ministry in 1991, Daniel Taub has served in many diplomatic and legal positions. As an expert in international law, Taub specializes in the law of war and counter-terrorism. Besides representing Israel in many multilateral fora, Daniel Taub also serves as legal advisor to Israel on international law.
Taub served on a committee that spearheaded peace negotiations with the Palestinians. He was also a negotiator in the Israeli-Syrian peace process. Taub also represented Israel before the UN investigative committee on Gaza conflicts. He also spearheaded the efforts to enter the Red Cross society of Israel into the International Red Cross Movement, after seven decades of exclusion.
Upon his appointment as the Ambassador to the Court of James’s, Daniel Taub teamed up with Google to introduce the Bizcamp startup competition. As a result, he was nominated for the Grassroot Diplomat Award for aiding trade and business development.