iPhone Induces Guilt

A new iPhone application, aptly titled Synagogues, directs users to nearby congregations, replete with their denomination, rabbi's contact information and, presumably, a place to hide the device once you actually get to synagogue, or a place to hide outside the synagogue. It's a little late if you consider the tech company RustyBrick -- which, among other things, locates nearby kosher restaurants and mikvahs -- but all this so-called convenience does make guilt that much more inevitable.