Dov Stein

Internal information in the manuscript indicates that Dov Stein was a cohen, and officiated as a prayer leader, shohet, and mohel in Rakov. The precise location of Rakov has not been identified. The date 1930 is found on page 62 of the scan of the manuscript. Some pages of the manuscript indicate that they were printed in the United States; it is possible that the manuscript originated in Europe, was transferred to the United States, and pages were added to it.