Chanukah is a holiday with many names. Some call it the Festival of Lights, while others refer to it as the Feast of Rededication or the Holiday of Miracles. To add to the confusion, there is absolutely no consensus as to its proper spelling.
If you don’t believe me, just check out the selection of Hallmarks cards wishing your family everything from a happy Hanukka to Chanukah to Chanukah and even Khanukkah!
This year, since the second night is also Thanksgiving, we now have Thanksgivingkah! All of these differences only serve to emphasize that Chanukah is a holiday with multiple meanings and significance.