Ye know that after two days is the feast of the passover, and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified.
[Jesus laughs as he watches his disciples offering a prayer to God before passover.] Disciples: Why are you laughing at us? Jesus says that he is laughing not at them but at their strange idea of pleasing their God.Jesus to his disciples. See "Jesus Laughed" and "Judas Saves: Why the lost gospel makes sense".
Yeshua 's mother was Miriam [Mary] … This is as they say about her in the Pumbeditha: This one strayed from [was unfaithful to] her husband. … He is guilty as a beguiler who says, "I will worship (other gods)," … In the case of any one who is liable to death penalties enjoined in the Law, it is not proper to lie in wait for him except he be a beguiler … [as] they did to Ben Stada whom they hanged on the eve of the passover. … The husband of his mother was called Stada, and her seducer Pandera.The Talmud, Mishnah 27:15, "Offenders Liable to Capital Punishment: The Beguiler to Idolatry" (ca. 200). Peter Schäfer in Jesus in the Talmud (Princeton, 2007) explains: "if the Babylonian Talmud takes it for granted that Jesus' mother was an adulteress, then the logical conclusion follows that we was a mamzer, a bastard or illegitimate child".
It was the preparation of the passover - For this reason both the Jews and Pilate were desirous to bring the matter to a conclusion. Every Friday was called the preparation, (namely, for the Sabbath .) And as often as the passover fell on a Friday, that day was called the preparation of the passover.John 19:14, in Wesley's Notes on the Bible:John 19