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Upper limits of “kovea itim”

It is known from the gemara (Shabbos 31a and cited in maamar Toras HaBayis ch. 1, among other places) that when a person dies, he is asked if he had set times for learning. I know that these times can ...
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Source for the concept of learning 1 hour on Shabbat is like 1000 during the week?

There is a Benayahu on Taanit 11a I think that may hint to this, but not clear enough. Is there an actual source for "1 hour learning on shabbat is like 1000 hours during the week"?
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Why 30 days of preparation for a חג

Why exactly 30 days to review the laws of the upcoming holidays? Is there anything about the number 30 that makes it significant?