Representative Yehiel M. Kalish (D)
|Senator 16th District|
|242-W Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|8707 Skokie Blvd.|
|Skokie, IL 60077 |
|(847) 982-0393 FAX|
|Years served: January 2019 - Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations-Capital; Child Care Access & Early Childhood; Consumer Protection; Elem Sec Ed: Adm., Lic. & Charter; Human Services; Prescription Drug Affordability.
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.