Eva W. Kaye and Benjamin I. Zwiebel were married Jan. 18 at Congregation Etz Chayim in Palo Alto. Rabbi Ari Cartun officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Dianne Gershuny of Mountain View, the late Kenneth R. Kaye and the late Mary-Lou (Aufhauser) Kaye. She graduated from Los Altos High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in French literature and international studies from Yale University and a Master’s in politics, emphasizing Africa, from Princeton University. She was a 2003 Fulbright Scholar. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in politics from Princeton University and is doing field research for her doctoral dissertation in central Kenya. She has changed her name to Eva W. Kaye-Zwiebel.

The groom is the son of Felix and Muriel Zwiebel of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He graduated from St. Louis Park High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in physics and mathematics from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Princeton University. He was a 2001 Gates Cambridge Scholar. He is a post-doctoral research associate at Cambridge University, England. He has accepted a post-doctoral research fellowship at Caltech beginning in August 2009.

The couple expects to reside in Pasadena, CA beginning late this summer.