Jewish Music has been around for centuries. But the fast paced advancement of technology in the last decade have caused a surge in the number of Jewish musicians who record music and then post it immediately online for all to hear and see. The internet has changed the way people who have never heard Jewish music are exposed to it. People in North Carolina can now enjoy music videos from the latest Klezmer festival in Israel and other forms of Jewish Music online.
But exposure to Jewish music is not the only change the internet has brought. Online sales of music, DVD’s and other merchandise is constantly growing. Parents can buy their children tickets to Jewish events like “Jewish Kids Got Talent.” If you’ve never heard of this fun event than you’re part of the growing amount of online users who are also exposed to new Jewish events and content solely through the internet.
Singer/Songwriters that want to have an audience don’t need to work as hard anymore. All they need is to post their songs on websites like YouTube and see the view count rise as more and more people get their entertainment from websites. The changing landscape of Jewish music is a positive twist on a once closed industry. More people are showing off their new Jewish songs and more people enjoy outlets for good Jewish music.