Daniel Taub is currently one of the leading prospective Israeli diplomats today, but if one were to attempt to fit him into a box of stereotypes, they would be considerably hard-pressed to do so.
The toboggan-wearing emissary, who has been actively involved with the International Court of Justice, acting as the head of the Israeli legation to the Hague, recently delved into the world of script-writing. The runaway new hit, “Rebbe’s Court,” is actually the brainchild of Mr. Taub, coming about during his participation in a workshop that was geared at creating exciting content for an upcoming Jewish television station.
The station, which would go on to become Tchelet, fell in love his idea, which was presented as a cross between “Dallas” and “The Chosen,” and asked Mr. Taub to write a sample script. Read more: Daniel Taub | LinkedIn and Daniel Taub | Crunchbase
While this was never his intention, having very little knowledge of script-writing, or soap operas for that matter, he took on the task with full-force, taking a break from his incredibly busy schedule and home life, to give it his full attention. The result was his involvement in writing nearly every episode, as well as one of the greatest successes for the Tchelet network.
Due to the existing stereotypes between traditional and secular Jews, he viewed his involvement with creating “Rebbe’s Court” as an opportunity to utilize a vast platform to bring about clarity regarding these barriers.
It was his intention to utilize the secular characters of the show to create awareness regarding the existing wedges in order to create an emotional connection between the viewers and people that they would not necessarily associate within their daily lives. Learn more about Daniel Taub: http://askreporter.com/2017/09/religion-should-have-a-place-at-the-negotiating-table-says-israeli-negotiator-daniel-taub/ and http://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/the-aliyah-100-list/
The current barriers between secular and traditional Jewish Israeli’s is one that has a deep personal connection in the mind of Daniel Taub, and because of this, he initially was not very forthcoming about his involvement with the show, but as time went on, and its popularity grew exponentially, he realized that he was not only accepted for his role in its development, but he even garnered clout within the Jewish and legal communities.
Mr. Taub is often very active in the Jewish community, publicly backing the stances of Israel on the international stage, and because of this, his following and support system continues to grow by leaps and bounds.