The Judges of Your Generation: Thoughts on Parashat Shofetim, September 6, 2008
by Rabbi Marc D. Angel
When the Talmud cannot answer a question definitively, it sometimes uses the word "Teiku". This is understood to be an acronym for the words; Tishbi yetaretz kushyot ubaayot i.e. Elijah the prophet (when the Messiah comes) will resolve these difficult questions and problems.