Children's Views Prevent Return Order in 2005: In practice, have children's objections to being returned abroad resulted in them remaining in Israel and Hague Convention proceedings for their return failing?

Yes – in December 2005 Beersheva Family Court rejected a plea filed by the mother for the return of two minors, aged 12 and nearly 10, for their return to Italy, because they objected to going back, and were found to be of sufficient age and maturity for their views to be taken into account, after an expert was appointed to comment on this.
Abduction To Israel