Hillel at Sapir Academic College was established in November 2007. Since then, Hillel has offered a rich variety of activities for students and young adults in the western Negev. Hillel Sapir strives to involve students and young adults in activities for and with the community, supplementing their academic studies with meaningful activity and creating ties between the students and the local residents in whose communities they are living. Sapir College is located in the northern part of the western Negev in the Gaza Envelope area. The college emphasizes its communal bonds with the local communities and works to ease economic gaps and discrimination, and helps create equal opportunities for all, especially in education. In this spirit, the college encourages students to take part in communal and social action projects as an integral part of their college experience.