Novel with Jewish central character / Persecution

Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (also a movie)
The Great Gatsby, The shawl
The invisible bridge - Julie Orringer
Children of freedom - Marc Levy
Simon and the oaks - Marianne Frederiksen
My name is Asher Lev - Chaim Potok
The Chosen by Chaiam Potok
Stones in the water by Donna Jo Napoli. It is about an Italian Jewish boy who is conscripted into the Hitler Youth.
The cure by Sonia Levitin. A slightly disjointed novel that begins in a supposedly utopian future, but the bulk of it is a well written account of Johannes, a Jewish boy from Strasbourg in the year 1348, when the Jews were unjustly blamed for the onset of the Black Death.
Sophies Choice by GAARDER, Jostein
And the Graphic Novel "Maus"
Broken bridge by Lynne Reid Banks
Exodus by Leon Uris

Might be more suitable for Intermediate:
No Pretty Pictures - Anita Lobel (Superb)
Ashes By Kathryn Lasky
Judith Kerr When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
The Book Thief - Marcus Zusak
Clara's War - Clara Kramer (more of a memoir)