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Hours, minutes, and chalakim

On Shabbat preceding Rosh Chodesh, the time of the molad is generally announced in units of hours, minutes, and chalakim. However, minutes are not a traditional Jewish unit of time; rather hours are ...
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Shalom alecha rebbi (u'mori)

What is the significance of the time it takes to say Shalom Alecha Rebbi (U'mori)?