Nikolas Balaskas

Humanizing Racism at York University: Excalibur’s Antisemitism Problem

In August, Bnai Brith dutifully called upon York University to take action against Nicholas Balaskas, a non-academic faculty member, after Jewish students complained of his antisemitic hate speech, found on his personal Facebook account. Having read said hate speech, I can vouch for the fact that this sort of antisemitism goes far beyond the regular anti-Israel …

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B’nai Brith Complaint Leads to Dismissal of York University Staff Member

By Aidan Fishman Campus Advocacy Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada York University has dismissed an employee following an investigation into his antisemitic social media use. Nikolaos Balaskas, a long-time lab technician in York’s Department of Astronomy and Physics, was the subject of a B’nai Brith Canada complaint to the university’s administration on Aug. 22. CIJNews reported …

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