Religion, Ethnicity, Culture, Way of Life: Jews, Muslims, and Multicultural Counseling


Department of Professional Psychology and Family Therapy, Seton Hall University, 316 Jubilee Hall, South Orange, NJ 07079 (e-mail:


Jews and Muslims represent 2 unique cultural groups that have been relatively under-examined by multicultural counseling scholars. In this article, the authors review the recent literature on Jews and Muslims, synthesize and discuss the commonalities across these 2 groups, provide some recommendations for counseling members of these populations, and offer suggestions for future research.