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Basically, it is whatever the reading would have been had it been a regular shabbos, so the reading from the next parsha. The reason is that we don't read the Torah by Mincha on holidays (except Yom Kippur) so it is actually a regular Shabbos reading, and not a holiday reading.


In his book on Tiberian Hebrew (pp. 135ff), Geoffrey Khan suggests that in fact, the dot in the aleph is to be pronounced as a doubling of the consonant, not simply as a sign that the aleph should be read as a consonant. In other words, he suggests that the dot in the aleph is in fact a dagesh hazak, not a mappik. His arguments are based on the following ...

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