Mothers protest for Lebanon pullout

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The group was founded after 73 soldiers died in a helicopter crash in February. The helicopters involved in the collision were ferrying the troops to duty in Lebanon.

"Our country is putting our soldiers in an impossible situation, asking them to fight a guerrilla war, and historically no one ever wins in a guerrilla war," Ben-Zvi said.

She contended that the security zone had proven to be a liability that did not prevent rocket attacks on Israel.

"In fact, when Katyushas come into Israel, quite often they come in because of something that happened in the security zone, so our so-called security zone is not offering us security; it is costing us tremendous loss of life," she said.

"We're saying `enough'…We want our soldiers home."