The fiery but very capable ambassador of Israel to the United Kingdom, Daniel Taub, did not cancel his visit to Britain’s Bradford City despite the declaration of Bradford West Member of Parliament George Galloway his constituency electorate an Israel-Free Zone.
A news report cited Ambassador Daniel Taub’s invitation coming from the Bradford West community to conduct several meetings with members of the local government council, leaders of the clergy, and different organizations.
MP Galloway’s Harsh Remarks
Observers believe the controversial remarks of the MP stressing the city must not accommodate tourists, commodities, or services from Israel prompted the invitation for Israeli diplomat Daniel Taub. Meanwhile, the ambassador commented that his thoughts on Bradford differed extensively from the actions of Galloway.
Taub’s brief visit does not reflect the opinion of the British lawmaker but that of the City and its population. British authorities initiated a probe on Galloway after his statements caused a chorus of disapproval on social media networks. Read more: Daniel Taub | Ideamench and Daniel Taub | Crunchbase
Galloway has become known for his prejudice against Israel and Israelis. He earned the title of “Racist” after walking out of a debate after learning that his challenger would be coming from Israel. Learn more about Daniel Taub: http://www.alondon.net/index.php?action=art&id=7198&lang=he_IL and http://frenchtribune.com/avis/25611-ambassador-daniel-taub-unravels-balfour-declaration
At the same time, the legislator aired weird conspiracy theories publicly claiming that Israel engineered the conflict in Ukraine and supplied chemical armaments to the Al-Qaeda terrorist group. Ironically, he denied these recorded comments.
Ambassador Taub’s Position
Daniel Taub said his visit to Bradford promotes dialogues and friendly relationships. The ambassador accepted the invitation because he espouses those very same tenets.
He took a jab at Galloway by declaring that MP Galloway does not stand for the citizens of that city. Daniel Taub even pointed out the history of collaboration between Israel and Bradford. Pro-Israeli supporters have circulated a video clip of their access to Bradford to counter the observations of George Galloway.
Daniel Taub’s Bio and Credentials
Ambassador Daniel Taub is a full-pledged British having been born in the UK (Great Britain) in 1962. He studied in three different institutions – Oxford’s University College, Kennedy School of Government (Harvard), and London’s University College.
Taub went back to his native country in 1989 to serve the IDF or Israeli Defense Forces as a reserve officer and member of the medical unit. He served as Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2011 until 2015. After retirement from the government of Israel, Daniel Taub joined the Yad Hanadiv Organization as planning and strategy director based in Jerusalem.