Nehemias Anton Nobel was born in Totis (Hungary) in 1871. He was educated at the Berlin Rabbinical Seminary and Berlin University. He graduated at Bonn. He served as the rabbi of Chevra Talmud Thora in Cologne in 1897, and of Adath Yisroel Congregation in Konigsberg until 1900. In 1900, he interrupted his Rabbinical career to continue his studies in Philosophy at Marburg, under Hermann Cohen. He then served as rabbi in in Leipzig (1901), as assistant rabbi in Hamburg (1906), and as rabbi in Frankfurt from 1910 until his death in 1922.