Ms. Esaki, 52, will keep her name. She is the director of research for the Sanctuary Institute, a division of Andrus, a social services agency in Yonkers that provides training, research and consulting to organizations that offer services to children and families. She graduated from Johns Hopkins, and has an M.B.A. from Columbia, a master’s degree in social work from Fordham and a doctorate in social welfare from the State University at Albany.
She is a daughter of Masako Esaki of Chappaqua, N.Y., and Leo Esaki of Tokyo. The bride’s father retired as a T.J. Watson I.B.M. Research Fellow from the I.B.M. research laboratory in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., and was a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 for his work on electron tunneling in solids. Her mother is the author of memoirs of her life as a Japanese woman in the United States.
Dr. Rabin, 66, an ophthalmologist, has a line of clothing and accessories for girls. He retired as the physician manager for eye care services at Community Health Plan, a health maintenance organization in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and until 2011 was a patent lawyer in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. He graduated from New York University, and has a master’s degree in nuclear engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a law degree from Columbia and a medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx.
He is a son of Morris Rabinowitz of Hallandale, Fla., and the late Frida Rabinowitz. His father retired as an owner of Plaut & Stern, a wholesale meat and poultry company in the Bronx.
The groom’s two previous marriages ended in divorce.