What is the significance of placing one's right hand on the head of the Bechor?


Seforno: Placing one's hand on the person being blessed increases the Kavanah of the person blessing, 1 and the power of the right hand is greater than that of the left one. Consequently, leaning the right hand on the person on the right will elicit more Kavanah than leaning the left hand on the person on the left.


Like we find in Pinchas (27:23), when Moshe blessed Yehoshua.

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