Above: Israel Bordaty in 2007
Above: Yehzekel Bordaty in 2007
Above: Yoshua Bordaty in 2007
Israel Haim, Yehzekel Hanan, and Yoshua Itai Bordaty
Last seen in Boca Raton, Florida on March 20, 2007
Vital statistics: Yehzekel is a white male. He was born on June 6, 2002. Brown hair, brown eyes. He may go by the name "Hanan." Was four at the time. Israel is a white male. He was born on June 4, 2004. Brown hair, brown eyes. He is twin to Yoshua. He may go by the name "Haim." Yoshua is a white male. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He may go by the name "Itai." Both were two at the time.
Circumstances: They were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Smadar Hameiry. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. She was a kindergarten teacher at the school they attended, Hebrew Academy Community School, at the time. At 9:14 p.m. that day, their maternal grandmother told their father that the children's mother was on a plane to Brazil with the boys. The father filed for divorce the next day; it was granted in September 2007 and he received full custody, but has not seen the children since the day they went missing. The father believes Hameiry took the children because she was afraid her mental problems would cause her to lose custody of them in a divorce settlement. They are believed to be living in Sao Paulo, Brazil with Hameiry's parents or her brother. Their father has applied for their return under the Hague Treaty.
Above: Smadar Hameiry in 2007
Vital statistics: White female. Born on February 2, 1970. Red hair, blue eyes. She speaks five languages and has three master's degrees in science and engineering. She had a mental breakdown in February 2007 and was due to see a psychologist and a psychiatrist for an evaluation and anger management therapy. Was thirty-seven at the time.
If you have any information as to the Bordaty childrens' whereabouts, please contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Miami, Florida at 305-944-9101. Any information received can be kept confidential.
Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Doe Network
The Charley Project
Three Jewish Children Kidnapped to Brazil
Florida Missing Children Search
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