Talmud Schottenstein or Talmud Steinzaltz what to choose?

Talmud Schottenstein or Talmud Steinzaltz what to choose?

The question really arises as to what to choose, what is the difference between Schottenstein's and Steinzaltz's Talmuds. But we must emphasize that actually there is no Schottenstein or Steinsaltz Talmud, but there is a Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmud! And when we said about Schottenstein, we are talking about a certain edition that makes it easier to understand and study the basic files of the religion and tradition of the gods. The most famous and accepted editions are what we said above Schottenstein and Steinzalz. So let's try to find out.
It should be said that for a long time there was a demand for understanding texts written by Sages also in Hebrew at the same time
You used the Aramaic language which is actually a non-living language in our time.

We will begin by describing the accepted editions of the Talmud Commentary. Rabbi Adin Steinzalz was the first to offer a modern commentary and translation of the entire Talmud into Hebrew. His annotated edition of the Talmud includes a score of the Talmudic text and its quotations, a translation and commentary into modern Hebrew, theoretical notes, halachic conclusions arising from the issue, a lexical and etymological explanation of various words, brief historical reviews of personalities and descriptions of life at the time of the Talmud and Mishnah.

In his first editions - until he also surrendered to the use of the accepted font of Shas - Rabbi Steinzaltz also introduced graphic changes and different pagination. Rabbi Steinzalz's annotated Talmud appears without approvals, but he apparently received a letter in the form of approval from Rabbi Moshe Feinstein ztzel, one of the senior judges In the USA. To the best of my knowledge, over a million copies of the Annotated Talmud series have been sold so far, and Rabbi Steinzalz won the Israel Prize for this work.

In contrast to this, the Schottenstein edition stands out in the ultra-orthodox public. This edition, which came out of the Lithuanian world, is the most popular, the most invested and the most pretentious, and I will review it in more detail. The origin and birth of this edition is precisely in the English-speaking public. In 1989 Rabbi Steinzalz printed the first volume of his annotated edition in English, and coincidentally or not coincidentally in the same year the letter of boycott against him was published. A year later, in 1990, the first English volume of the Schottenstein edition was published. Today, this edition dominates almost undisputedly among the English-speaking public. It is sold in hundreds of thousands of copies, and despite criticism from the right and the left, it is considered by its fans to be a masterpiece. In the museum at Yeshiva University there is an exhibition dedicated to the printing of the Talmud from "Bomberg to Schottenstein".

Schottenstein's Hebrew edition differs slightly from the English edition, but retains the same important features. The most prominent graphic element in this edition is the preservation of the "page form", the same page form as it appears in the Vilna font. The commentary and translation are written parallel to the Talmudic page and are particularly long, so that each page of the Shas has on average about three pages of commentary. The length of the edition is therefore unusual - a treatise that appears in the regular Shas editions in one volume will appear in the Schottenstein edition in two, three or even four volumes. The commentary and the Hebrew translation appear at the top of the page, and at the bottom, below the commentary, the edition contains a series of numbered notes that include an expansion of certain topics and additional references to the source.

It is now understood that each edition in itself is also respectable and special and facilitates and enables studies and understanding of oral theory at a really high level.
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