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751 - Why Are There So Many Spellings for 'Hanukkah'? (Or Is That 'Chanukah'?)

751 - Why Are There So Many Spellings for 'Hanukkah'? (Or Is That 'Chanukah'?)

Update: 2019-12-26
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Hebrew and English don't use the same alphabet, which is why you see so many different spellings for "Hanukkah." The word is transliterated from Hebrew instead of being directly translated from Hebrew.
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751 - Why Are There So Many Spellings for 'Hanukkah'? (Or Is That 'Chanukah'?)

751 - Why Are There So Many Spellings for 'Hanukkah'? (Or Is That 'Chanukah'?)