Daniel Taub

To this point, Daniel Taub has led a career that puts him in the arena with a number of reputable Israeli diplomats, including the former Ambassador to Israel, Shlomo Argov.

Since bursting onto the international stage, Daniel Taub has consistently done things his way, often wearing his adorning a skully, and choosing to be addressed in an informal manner.

Although this has been the case, he has been incredibly consistent in terms of his unwaveringly backing of Israel through times of crisis and opposition, but when he revealed his role in the creation of the ever-popular “Rebbe’s Court,” many were caught by surprise.

Upon discussing his idea for the program during a think tank of reputable people, the show that he described as an amalgamation of the existing soap operas, “Dallas” and “The Chosen,” he was shocked when he was asked to create a script for a possible pilot episode.

Although Mr. Taub already had an extensive background in speech-writing, he had little knowledge of writing for the screen or soaps operas in general.

Deciding to dive head first into this undertaking, Mr. Taub reviewed a number of old scripts, while learning the craft of scriptwriting from various how-to books. In the end, Daniel Taub would contribute or wholly craft 26 episodes of “Rebbe’s Court,” which, once it debuted, became one of the premiere shows offered on the Tchelet t.v. station. Read more: Daniel Taub | Ideamench and Daniel Taub | LinkedIn

When discussing the reason for his involvement in creating a soap opera, Mr. Taub relayed the idea that by utilizing the substantial network platform, he would be able to reach the masses in an effort to quash the stereotypical rifts between traditional and secular Jewish-Israelis.

This sticking point proved to be incredibly popular, and as the show continued to garner critical acclaim from Jews belonging to both factions, so did his resume and standing within the community as a whole.

In 1989, Daniel Taub, who was born and raised in London, decided to relocate to Israel after the completion of his studies at Oxford University. Bringing along his wife and firstborn son, Mr. Taub began a speech-writing campaign that quickly caught the attention of Chaim Herzog, who was acting president at the time.

This proved to be one of the most important steps of his entire career, as it was his intro to the world of politics, as well as the beginning of many important relationships that would shape his future from that point forward.

Learn more about Daniel Taub:

https://www.thejc.com/lifestyle/features/farewell-mr-ambassador-interview-with-daniel-taub-1.67939
http://www.hampsteadshul.org.uk/event/isaiah-berlin-lecture-2017-daniel-taub/

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