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Join UJA’s Entertainment, Tech & Lifestyle Division this spring at our Publishing Awards Celebration to honor industry leader Dominique Raccah of Sourcebooks for her professional leadership and philanthropic commitment and former UJA Publishing chair Sandi Mendelson of Hilsinger-Mendelson, Inc., for her years of dedicated service. 

You’ll learn about UJA’s powerful work meeting the most pressing issues of today: rising antisemitism, the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, and increased poverty, hunger, and mental health struggles stemming from the pandemic. 

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Dominique Raccah

Founder and CEO, Sourcebooks

Publishing Titan Award

Dominique Raccah is the entrepreneurial publisher and CEO of Sourcebooks, the company she founded from her home in 1987 as a source of financial information for bankers. Since then, Dominique has led a continuously growing, pioneering publishing house that happily produces books in a variety of categories including adult and teen fiction, romance, thrillers, mysteries, top titles in children’s books, baby name and college guides, and more. Sourcebooks publishes an array of new, thought-provoking, and diverse voices and is committed to its mission to change lives through books.

The largest women-led book publisher in North America, Sourcebooks...

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Sandi Mendelson

Hilsinger-Mendelson, Inc.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Sandi Mendelson is CEO of Hilsinger-Mendelson Inc., which is considered among the preeminent literary public relations firms. In a career spanning over four decades, Sandi has shepherded hundreds of books to best-seller status while elevating authors to international acclaim.  

Her clients have included Fortune 500 CEOs, members of Congress, novelists, celebrities, journalists, activists, as well as health & wellness experts. The many clients she has represented include Michael Bloomberg, Tina Brown, Stephen J. Cannell, Graydon Carter, Steve Case, Sir Harold Evans, Brian Grazer, Lisa Brennan-Jobs, Erica Jong, Caroline Kennedy,...

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Wendy Sheanin • Jennifer Weis

Publishing Council
Risa Beckett • Ellie Berger • Rachel Chou • Matty Goldberg • Altie Karper • Larry Kirshbaum • Alison Lazarus • Erica Lazzaro • Carol Mann • Barbara Marcus • Josh Marwell • Sandi Mendelson • Michael Palgon • Mel Parker • Steve Potash • Aaron Priest • Alexandra Urdang • Dorothy Weintraub • Adam Zacharius

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