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  1. How Do You Spell Chanukah (Or Is It Hanukkah)?

    Chanukah, Hannukah, Hannukkah, and Channukah.¬†Why is this Jewish holiday, also known as the Festival of Lights, spelled in so many ways? The right way to spell Hanukkah The answer comes down to transliteration. Unlike translation,¬†transliteration is when you “change (letters, words, etc.) into corresponding characters of another alphabet or language.” In Hebrew, the language from which the Jewish festival originates, the word for Hanukkah is …