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The Halacha clearly defines when a potential Ger - who wants to keep all the Mitzvot - should be turned away. These reasons are codified in Shulchan Aruch, Yoreh De'ah סימן רסח - כיצד מגירין הגר והגירת, ודיני קדשת הגר יב: כְּשֶׁבָּא הַגֵּר לְהִתְגַּיֵּר, בּוֹדְקִים אַחֲרָיו שֶׁמָּא בִּגְלַל מָמוֹן שֶׁיִּטֹּל אוֹ בִּשְׁבִיל (טז) שְׂרָרָה שֶׁיִּזְכֶּה לָהּ ...


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The basic principle of later authorities introducing new ideas and addressing them even though earlier authorities had obviously left things as is, is addressed in Chulin 6b-7a. Chizkiyahu destroyed the copper snake from Moshe Rabbeinu due to avoda zara issues. The gemara asks is it possible Assa and Yehoshaphat didn't destroy it? But they destroyed all ...


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Not having been present at that shiur (nor by any by Rav Schachter on related topics), it's hard to say precisely what might have been meant...but I'll hazard a guess. Nowhere in your question did you mention that Rav Schachter would support female dayanim, which I think may be the point you're confusing. Unless something in the context of the shiur you ...



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