Yehiel Mark Kalish

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Yehiel Mark Kalish
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 16th district
Assumed office
January 2019 (2019-January)
Preceded byLou Lang
Personal details
BornPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materSkokie Yeshiva (B.A.)
Walden University (M.P.A.)
ProfessionBusiness Owner

Yehiel Mark Kalish is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives for the 16th district.[1] The 16th district, located in the Chicagoland area, consists of the West Ridge neighborhood in the City of Chicago and parts of the nearby suburbs of Morton Grove, Niles, Lincolnwood and Skokie.[2] He was appointed to succeed Lou Lang who resigned earlier in January. Kalish is an ordained Orthodox rabbi.[1] He earned a bachelor of arts from Hebrew Theological College and a master of public administration from Walden University.[3]


  1. ^ a b Staff (January 20, 2019). "Agudath Israel of Illinois Congratulates Yehiel Mark Kalish on his Appointment to Illinois' House Of Representatives". Baltimore Jewish Life. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  2. ^ "PA 97-0006 Legislative District 8" (PDF). May 18, 2011. Retrieved November 8, 2018.
  3. ^ "Representative Yehiel M. Kalish (D) 16th District". Illinois General Assembly. Retrieved January 28, 2019.

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