Daniel Taub

Unanimous UK Jewish communal organisations support for Israel over Gaza fighting

By Jennifer Lipman, November 16, 2012

Representatives of the Anglo-Jewish community of all political persuasions have joined together to express solidarity with Israel.

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Standing ovations for Israel's Batsheva despite disruptions

By Jennifer Lipman, August 31, 2012

Protesters who disrupted the first of three performances by an acclaimed Israeli dance troupe were "sowing hatred", said a spokesman for the Israeli embassy in the UK.

The Batsheva Dance Company performed "Hora" on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings as part of the Edinburgh International Festival.

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Galilee school centre name honours Lord Janner

By Sandy Rashty, August 30, 2012

A new education centre in the north of Israel is to be named after the former Labour MP and ex-president of the Board of Deputies, Lord Janner.

Israel's ambassador to the UK, Daniel Taub, and members of the UJIA recommended the veteran Labour peer, now 84, for the honour in recognition of his work promoting understanding between people of different faiths.

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Israeli ambassador made to feel secure on Liverpool campus

By Marcus Dysch, May 3, 2012

Israel's ambassador to Britain has defied attempts to ban him from a university campus by successfully delivering a lecture in Liverpool.

Daniel Taub spoke amid stringent security measures at Liverpool University on Wednesday after the Israeli Embassy "upped the ante" by sending him to appear in place of his deputy, Alon Roth-Snir.

Students, academics, alumni and trade union members had last

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Now we're 64: Ambassador Taub's children steal the show

By Jennifer Lipman, April 30, 2012

At the Israeli Embassy's Yom Ha'atzmaut celebration last week, Ambassador Daniel Taub's children wowed guests with their version of "When I'm 64".

The song, performed by Judah, Sophie, Reuven, Asher and Amichai Taub, had the audience clapping and cheering - and for good reason.

When we were younger, when Israel began, not so long ago

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Israeli envoy to the UK responds to Tonge's outburst

By Jennifer Lipman, March 1, 2012

The Israeli ambassador to Britain has described Jenny Tonge's attack on Israel as "shocking".

The former peer and longtime Israel critic resigned from the Liberal Democrats on Wednesday after refusing to apologise for stating that Israel would "not last forever".

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Israel envoy Taub goes back to university

By Marcus Dysch, December 5, 2011

Daniel Taub, Israeli Ambassador to Britain, has made his first campus visit since being appointed.

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Israel ambassador leads speakers at Big Tent

By Jonathan Kalmus, November 28, 2011

In a speech to the Big Tent Israel advocacy conference in Manchester yesterday, which focused on countering political campaigns to delegitimise Israel, the Israeli Ambassador to Britain, Daniel Taub, condemned those who "call themselves" Israel's friends because they "support its right to exist".

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Ambassador Taub makes new friends

By Martin Bright, October 6, 2011

Daniel Taub, the new Israeli ambassador to the UK, used events organised by Conservative Friends of Israel at the Conservative Party conference to thank the coalition government for "coming through" on amending the legislation on universal jurisdiction.

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Interview: Daniel Taub

By Jenni Frazer, September 22, 2011

Israel's last ambassador to the UK, Ron Prosor, was very fond of singing. His successor, Daniel Taub, has an equally creative side, albeit even more unexpected for a diplomat - he has written a soap opera.

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