- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware Gov. Jack Markell is the guest of honor at a community breakfast sponsored by the Jewish National Fund.

Markell, the only sitting Jewish governor in the country, was to be honored Wednesday at a gathering at the Hotel DuPont in Wilmington.

Markell, who has visited Israel several times, is being recognized for his efforts to strengthen economic ties between Israel and Delaware.

The breakfast, which is free and open to the public, also features guest speaker Joshua Muravchik, a fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of the Johns Hopkins University School for Advanced International Studies.

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