Are Hanukkah and Chanukah the same?
You've got Hanukkah questions, On Faith has answers. Rabbi Brad Hirschfield answers your questions about the holiday:
Q) Are Hanukkah and Chanukah the same?
Hanukkah, Chanukah and all of the other alternative spellings refer to the same holiday. The variations are a function of spelling a Hebrew word, especially one with sounds which are not part of the English language, with another alphabet.