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First of all, it should be noted that there is a custom to say "Av Harachamim" on the four Parshios-Shabbosos as well. The custom not to say it is in the Darkei Moshe in the name of the Maharail (Siman 685), and seems to be the custom of the Magen Avraham and R. Yaakov Lorberbaum of Lissa (in his Siddur, Derech Hachayim). However, the Eliyah Rabba (685:18) ...
As Shekalim is on Rosh Chodesh Adar (II) or the Shabbat immediately before, and Hachodesh is Rosh Chodesh Nisan or the Shabbat immediately before, these are 4 weeks apart (thus one break) unless Rosh Chodesh Nisan is Shabbat in which case Rosh Chodesh Adar (II) will be Thursday-Friday. According to Shmuel we would recite Shekalim on 2nd Adar in this case, ...
Shulchan Aruch OC 685 explains these rules. DanF has already covered what they are in this answer, so i'm just bringing the original source.
It looks like this article explains the possible configurations. The article uses a mnemonic that starts with the day of week for Rosh Hodesh Adar. I shall explain it differently, as it achieves the same configuration. There are 3 possibilities: The most common is when the 1st day of Pesach is on either Tues. or Thurs. In this case, there is just 1 break, ...
Megila 30a - 9 lines from the bottom has a dispute as to what is the third Shabbos. The Tanna Kama says the Shabbos immediately after Purim, and Rabbi Chama B'Rab Chanina says it is the Shabbos that is closer to Nissan. The Gemara says there is no dispute, it depends when Rosh Chodesh Nisaan occurs. If it occurs on Shabbos then Parshas Para will be read on ...
The Rama to Orach Chaim, 669:1 says to use one Sefer Torah for the first and third readings, and the other Sefer Torah for the second reading. במקום שאין להם רק שני ספרי תורה, קורין בראשונה "וזאת הברכה", ובשנייה "בראשית", וחוזרים ולוקחים הראשונה לעניינו של יום; וכן עושין כל מקום דבעינן שלושה ספרי תורה, ואין להם רק שתיים
Also, GGBH (Golders Green Beis Hamedrash, also known as Munks) say most piyutim from the polin version of the roedolheim yotzros. Hendon Asas Yisroel say the piyutim that are in Chazoras HaShatz but not in Birkas Kriyas Shma.
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