Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish

(D-Skokie)
16th District
Rep Yehiel M. Kalish
Springfield Office:
242-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-1252
District Office:
4508 Oakton St.
Skokie, IL 60076
(847) 673-1131
Biography
Business owner; B.A. Hebrew Theological College, MPA Walden University, Certificate of Executive Leadership Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government; ordained rabbi from the Hebrew Theological College in Skokie; first rabbi to take office in the Illinois Legislature; background in political advocacy, business management, and community service; honored by Shaarei Tzedek Mishkan Yair, the Hebrew Theological College, Achiezer, Agudath Israel of America, and the Cincinnati Hebrew Day School for service to community; lives in Chicago with his wife and six children.
Kalish-Sponsored Teacher Minimum Wage Increase Now Law

Kalish-Sponsored Teacher Minimum Wage Increase Now Law

CHICAGO – Local schools will get a boost in recruiting and retaining the best teachers under a new law backed by state Rep. Yehiel “Mark” Kalish, D-Chicago, which increases the minimum starting salary for Illinois teachers.

Kalish-Backed Reform to Protect Immigrant Tenants Now Law

Kalish-Backed Reform to Protect Immigrant Tenants Now Law

CHICAGO – Immigrant families will have additional tenant rights and protections from discriminatory landlords under a new law backed by state Rep. Yehiel “Mark” Kalish, D-Chicago, prohibiting landlords from threatening or discriminating against individuals because of their immigration status.